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Wellesley College Library
by Archimedes; Heath, Thomas Little, Sir, 1861-1940
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Introduction: I. Archimedes. II. Manuscripts and principal editions, order of composition, dialect, lost works. III. Relation of Archimedes to his predecessors. IV. Arithmetic in Archimedes. V. On the problems known as [neuseis] VI. Cubic equations. VII. Anticipations by Archimedes of the integral calculus. VIII. The terminology of Archimedes.--Works: On the sphere and cylinder, books I-II. Measurement of a circle. On conoids and spheroids. On spirals. On the equilibrium of planes, books I-II....
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Topics: Mathematics, Greek, Geometry, Mechanics
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Librivox recording of The New Organon Or True Directions Concerning The Interpretation of Nature by Francis Bacon. Read by Alan Shaw, Craig Campbell, Morgan Scorpion, Geoffrey Edwards, and Julie VW. The Novum Organum is a philosophical work by Francis Bacon published in 1620. The title translates as "new instrument". This is a reference to Aristotle's work Organon, which was his treatise on logic and syllogism. In Novum Organum, Bacon details a new system of logic he believes to be...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, Novum Organum, Francis Bacon, logic, inductive reasoning,...
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by Rob Rose
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This is a recording of our Bible Discussion which took place on 5/11/13. We chart the path of modern geological theory from Nicholas Steno of the 17th century, who pioneered in geology, to Clair Paterson of the 20th century who decided the age of the earth was 4.55 billion years old. Upon closer inspection, we find that this number comes about from assumptions piled on top of assumptions. Despite the mockery and ridicule that creationists receive, we find that the entire framework for the...
Topics: geology, ions, isotopes, Hutton, strata, radioactivity, radiometric, carbon, meteorites, rocks,...
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by J.L. Heiberg
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Euclid�s Elements is by far the most famous mathematical work of classical antiquity, and also has the distinction of being the world�s oldest continuously used mathematical textbook. Little is known about the author, beyond the fact that he lived in Alexandria around 300 BCE. The main subjects of the work are geometry, proportion, and number theory. Most of the theorems appearing in the Elements were not discovered by Euclid himself, but were the work of earlier Greek mathematicians such...
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This edition was reprinted in 1876, 1881, 1894
Topic: Physics
Cornell University Library
by Goodwin, H. M. (Harry Manley), 1870- ed. and tr; Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867; Hittorf, Johann Wilhelm, 1824-1914; Kohlrausch, Friedrich Wilhelm Georg, 1840-1910
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by Faraday, Michael, 1791-1867; Tyndall, John, 1820-1893
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Topic: Electricity